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1964 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photograph of a group of boys dressed in religious robes standing on a lawn near a large bush and a tree. A man in a suit stands on concrete to the right of the group.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial View of Fredericksburg]

Description: Aerial view of southeastern Fredericksburg, Texas. On the back the name "Glenn W. Dittmar" is stamped above the Kodachrome stamp.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Annual Red Cross Meeting Officers]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits and one woman in a dress, at the Annual Red Cross Meeting. They are Officers identified from left to right as Vice Chair Bernis W. Sadler, Treasurer Ross James, and Secretary Dorothy Ingram. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates it June 24, 1964.
Date: June 24, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Anti-Goldwater cartoon]

Description: Anti-Goldwater cartoon printed on a half piece of paper reading "Goldwater = Gold for the Rich / Water for the Poor and a kick in the [drawing of a sad donkey] for the Middle Class."
Date: 1964
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article for the Johnson/Humphrey Texas Campaigner - 1964-10-05]

Description: Short article to be sent to the Johnson-Humphrey Texas Campaigner describing the contributions of Latin Americans to the campaign, naming the chairmen and co-chairmen and who the speakers were at their first mass meeting in Houston.
Date: October 5, 1964
Item Type: Article
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[A Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Handwritten and later photocopied, the document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. and its Programs]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. The document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Bumper sticker for the re-election of Senator Ralph Yarborough]

Description: Bumper sticker with red and white text on dark blue background supporting a second term for Ralph Yarborough in the U.S. Senate. The top line reads, "Vote Texan - Vote Democratic - Vote Ralph."
Date: 1964
Item Type: Image
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Columnist attack hurt, Barry says

Description: Newspaper clipping from Houston Post about Barry Goldwater's remarks the effect of columnists and media during his campaign for President. Goldwater comments that these attach hurt his chances for the White House.
Date: November 5, 1964
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Complete Harris returns

Description: Newspaper clipping of the complete election returns from all of Harris County's 279 voting precincts for the 1964 general election.
Date: November 1964
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Democratic National Committee News Release: Aumenta el personal de la lengua española en la nomina federal]

Description: Press release from the Democratic National Committee regarding the number of federal employees who speak Spanish. The release states that under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, the federal government has already greatly increased the number of Spanish-speaking employees.
Date: March 26, 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.). Publicity Division
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Don Yarborough manager denies cold beer served

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Chronicle reporting a publishing error that said that cold beer was served at the Don Yarborough campaign headquarters. This was denied by Rex Braun, Harris County Campaign Manager for Yarborough.
Date: May 5, 1964
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Drafts of letters promoting a series of fine arts seminars for students]

Description: Drafts of letters by Vernis Hudgins to prospective participants in a series of seminars sponsored by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. to educate local students about the fine arts. The first letter is addressed to school principals and asks them to read an enclosed letter to students. The second letter invites students to attend the seminar series and is the one to be read by the principals. There is also a list of six principals who should receive these letters. Includes handwritten corrections.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Endorsement of Governor John B. Connally -1964-04-25]

Description: An endorsement of Governor John B. Connally released by his re-election campaign, touting Connally as the Governor sympathetic to Hispanic-American needs.
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Endorsement of Governor John B. Connally -1964-04-25]

Description: An endorsement of Governor John B. Connally released by his re-election campaign, touting Connally as the Governor sympathetic to Hispanic-American needs. A handwritten note in the upper corner notes: "5000 [sheets?] to go into paper."
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Expense Report for Nassau Beach Hotel Trip]

Description: Expense report written by Vernis Hudgins of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. It provides an inventory of expenses for a trip taken to the Nassau Beach Hotel.
Date: July 2, 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Financial Report for Park South LULAC, Incorporated, August 31, 1964]

Description: Financial report for Park South LULAC, Incorporated, compiled on August 31, 1964. Includes a list of liabilities and capital, profit and loss statement, and a schedule of accounts payable.
Date: August 31, 1964
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Flyer for a Viva Johnson Rally]

Description: Program for a Viva Johnson rally to support President Lyndon Johnson. The Guest speakers will be Lady Bird Johnson's brother, Antonio J. Taylor, and Dr. Hector Garcia. It will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church gym from 2.00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on October 4, 1964. There will be several groups providing music at the rally.
Date: October 4, 1964
Creator: Viva Johnson Club
Item Type: Poster
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Form letter from Venis Hudgins - November 22, 1964]

Description: Form letter from Vernis Hudgins thanking recipients for participating in a seminar about dance hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Recipients are invited to attend future seminars on drama and charm.
Date: November 22, 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Funeral Program for Audley E. Mosley, July 22, 1964]

Description: Funeral program for Audley L. Mosley. The funeral was held July 22, 1964 at St. Paul Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. T. Madison Bruton. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton and Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 22, 1964
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library